Boiling Point (I) (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  16 April 1993 (USA)
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A pair of sociopath killers take on the police and the mob in order to make one last big score.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikki Dunbar
Virgil Leach
Max Waxman
Tony Dio
Transaction Man
Stephanie Williams ...
Sally Mercer (as Stephanie E. Williams)


Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; but when Ronnie kills an undercover secret service agent, his partner Jimmy Mercer vows revenge and is given one week to catch the killers before being transferred. Written by Giancarlo Cairella <>

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He's a cop who reached the Boiling Point

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Money Men  »

Box Office


$9,000,000 (estimated)


$10,058,318 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Andy Garcia was considered for the lead role before Wesley Snipes was cast. See more »


When the junkie girl blows up the house with built up gas from the stove, there is a flame showing lit in blue on one of the stove burners before she strikes the lighter; there would be no gas built up in the house... There would be no explosion. See more »


Tony Dio: Fuck you!
[Ronnie shoots him]
Rudolph 'Red' Diamond: Fuck me?
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) See more »


Money Men
Written and Produced by Mitchell Marcoulier
Performed by Mitchell Marcoulier
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OK action movie
18 July 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie was OK way better then i thought it would be but the movie still has some flaws and the movies about 2 men who just got released from jail and kill an undercover cop and his partner has a week to find them before he is transferred.The film has an all star cast full of actors and actress like The great Dennis Hopper from the great movie Rivers Edge,Wesley Snipes from the movie Blade,Lolita Davidovich,Viggo Mortensen,Seymour Cassel and Christine Elise.This film is worth the rental prise but save your money and do not buy this film unless u are a fan of Dennis Hopper or Wesley Snipes and over all this film was entertaining with some boring scenes and my rating is 5 out of ten.

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